|SAN ANTONIO May 12, 2006 - On the heels of General Manager Thomas Smith
being named as Hyatt Hotels Corporationís General Manager of the Year,
comes the announcement that the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spaís
sales team has been selected as SALES TEAM OF THE YEAR for hotels with
501 rooms or less. The team, consisting of 11 full-time sales managers,
was selected based on a variety of criteria, including,
Out of the chainís 216 hotels and resorts, 42 properties fall into the
501 rooms or less category and were eligible for this award. 10-were nominated.
The Hyatt Hill Country was selected by a group of senior-level directors
from Hyatt Corporationís headquarters in Chicago.
Achievement of hotelís financial forecast
Achievement of future group revenue
Percent of group sales
Managers who achieved 100% of quota
Achievement of Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) index goal
Percentage change in RevPAR ration versus competition
Referrals to other Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Relationships with their customers
Sales managers on the winning team include,
Tim Meyer, director of sales,
LeAnn Benavidez, former associate director of sales, promoted to director
of sales for Hyatt Regency Seattle,
The Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa is located on 200-scenic
acres in the heart of San Antonio. The 500 room resort features 33,000
square feet of flexible meeting space. Resort amenities include the full-service
Windflower-The Hill Country Spa featuring 21 treatment rooms with world-class
services, four swimming pools and our signature 950 foot Rambliní River.
With four restaurants, a lounge and coffee bar, guests can enjoy superb
epicurean dining or cocktails with colleagues overlooking a lushly landscaped
27-hole Arthur Hills-designed golf course.
There are 216 Hyatt branded hotels and resorts (over 90,000 rooms) in
44 countries around the world, operating under the Hyatt, Hyatt Regency,
Grand Hyatt and Park Hyatt brands.